He is a member of the NT Society of Southern Africa, Society of Biblical Literature, European Association of Biblical Studies, and SNTS. His work focuses on biblical (New Testament) hermeneutics, past and present, including critical theory in interpretation, the intersection of biblical and cultural studies, the significance of contextual configurations of power and gender, social systems and identifications for biblical interpretation, and scriptural traditions with a focus on scriptures, canons and hermeneutics. He has recently published Postcolonial biblical interpretation. Reframing Paul (Brill, 2015) and regularly contributes to academic journals and other publications.
Jeremy is currently working on a project titled “Paul and the emperor’s clothes: Masculinities and dress in the Pauline letters”. The purpose is to flesh out a specific angle of how gender hermeneutics functions in the Pauline corpus. The focus is on the connections between dress (broadly conceived, including clothing and other bodily apparel like jewellery, hairstyles, and other material and olfactory adornments and even body markings) and masculinity, within an imperial setting as the most pervasive and prevalent setting, namely the Roman imperial context of the first century CE